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NEVADA SURVEY of 500 likely voters

Tuesday October 17, 2006

Toplines

Crosstabs for Ballot Questions

Crosstabs for Favorables

Previous Nevada Survey

Daily Snapshot

 

1* If the election for Governor were held today, would you vote for Republican Jim Gibbons or for Democrat Dina Titus?

 

                                51% Gibbons

43% Titus             

                                  2% some other candidate

                                  4% not sure

 

2* If the election for the United States Senate were held today, would you vote for Republican John Ensign or for Democrat Jack Carter?

 

                                50% Ensign

42% Carter            

                                  4% some other candidate

                                  4% not sure

 

WITH LEANERS

 

52% Ensign

43% Carter            

                                  2% some other candidate

                  3% not sure

 

BREAKDOWN

 

52% Total Ensign

                38% Certain Ensign

                12% Ensign

                  2% Lean Ensign

 

43% Total Carter

                32% Certain Carter

                11% Carter

                  1% Lean Carter

 

                  2% Some Other Candidate

                  3% Not Sure

 

3* Is your vote primarily a vote for a candidate or against his opponent?

 

                Ensign voters

77% for Ensign

17% against Carter

  7% not sure

               

Carter voters

59% for Carter

34% against Ensign

  7% not sure

 

4* Do you have a very favorable, somewhat favorable, somewhat unfavorable, or very unfavorable impression of:

 

 

Ensign

Carter

Titus

Gibbons

Very favorable

32%

23%

26%

21%

Somewhat favorable

30%

30%

20%

34%

Somewhat unfavorable

19%

22%

21%

13%

Very unfavorable

13%

19%

29%

25%

Not sure

  6%

  6%

  3%

  7%

 

5* How would you rate the job George W. Bush has been doing as President… do you strongly approve, somewhat approve, somewhat disapprove, or strongly disapprove of the job he’s been doing?

 

27% strongly approve

19% somewhat approve

12% somewhat disapprove

41% strongly disapprove

                                  1% not sure

 

6* How would you rate the job Kenny Guinn has been doing as Governor… do you strongly approve, somewhat approve, somewhat disapprove, or strongly disapprove of the job he’s been doing?

 

                                20% strongly approve

                                44% somewhat approve

                                24% somewhat disapprove

                                11% strongly disapprove

                                  1% not sure

 

NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 4.5 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence.